Category: Dalit Studies


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Dalit Struggle for Self Liberation

By: A. Kumar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shree Publishers & Distributors: 2015

Seller ID: 113408

ISBN: 9789384860134

Condition: New

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English in the Dalit Context

By: Alladi Uma, K. Suneetha Rani & D. Murali Manohar (Eds)

Price: $12.58

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101799

ISBN: 8125055193

Condition: New

Language does not confine itself to communication alone. It gets closely connected with politics, be it cultural, identity, or international politics. This becomes all the more true in the case of languages that were imported and imposed by colonial powers, and admired and followed by the colonised as the rulers’ language. English in the Dalit Context is set against this backdrop of the politics surrounding English in India. The volume, a collection of 15 essays, brings to the fore a multiplicity of views expressed by Dalit intellectuals and activists on ‘English’ in all its different s... View more info

Understanding Caste: From Buddha to Ambedkar and Beyond (Second Edition)

By: Gail Omvedt

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 101803

ISBN: 8125045732

Condition: New

Understanding Caste approaches the historical issue of caste and anti-caste movements from a position of insightful inquiry and rigorous scholarship. Critiquing the sensibility which equates Indian tradition with Hinduism, and Hinduism with Brahmanism—which considers the Vedas as the foundational texts of Indian culture and discovers within the Aryan heritage the essence of Indian civilisation—it shows how even secular minds remain imprisoned within the Brahmanical vision. And so it looks at the alternative traditions nurtured within dalit movements, which have questioned this way of looki... View more info

Reconsidering Untouchability: Chamars and Dalit History in North India

By: Ramnarayan S.Rawat

Price: $11.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black: 2014

Seller ID: 101805

ISBN: 8178243946

Condition: New

Often identified as leatherworkers or characterized as a criminal caste, the Chamars of North India have long been stigmatized as untouchables. In this pathbreaking study, Ramnarayan S. Rawat shows that in fact the majority of Chamars have always been agriculturalists, and their association with the ritually impure occupation of leatherworking has largely been constructed through Hindu, colonial, and postcolonial representations of untouchability. Rawat undertakes a comprehensive reconsideration of the history, identity, and politics of this important Dalit group. Using Dalit vernacular litera... View more info

Towards Social Change: Essays on Dalit Literature

By: Shankar Prasad Singha & Indranil Acharya (Eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101800

ISBN: 8125053441

Condition: New

Dalit writings have a sense of defiance, identity and revolt. The struggles that Dalit writers have had to go through provide them with intellectual clarity and self-confidence.The essays in this collection discuss themes from various regions.A piece on the dilemmas that a translator faces delves into the problems and politics of representation of the subaltern in an Amitav Ghosh novel.Another chapter makes a comparative study of Dalit and Holocaust (Nazi Germany) literatures which share experiences of subjugation, suffering and torture.Printed Pages: 200. View more info

Social Inclusion in Independent India: Dimensions and Approaches

By: T.K. Oommen

Price: $15.58

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101801

ISBN: 97881250562941

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 356. View more info